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The error of contextGiles Colborne1
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3Normal scienceAnomaliesRevolutionary scienceParadigm shift
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6http://www.flickr.com/photos/yourdon/4064143718/
7TimeLocationEnvironmentSocialDeviceActivityIndividualhttp://thenounproject.com/noun/computer/#icon-No115http://thenounpro...
8Context is informationContext can be delineatedContext is stableActivities happen within a context
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10Context is information
11Context is informationContext is a relational property
12Context can be delineated
13Context can be delineatedContext changes dynamically
14Context is stable
15Context is stableContext is particular
16Activities happen within a context
17Activities happen within a contextContext arises from activity
18Context is informationContext can be delineatedContext is stableActivities happen within a contextContext is a relationa...
19TimeLocationEnvironmentSocialDeviceActivityIndividualhttp://thenounproject.com/noun/computer/#icon-No115http://thenounpr...
20Context is informationContext can be delineatedContext is stableActivities happen within a contextContext is a relationa...
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23Negotiate context.
24Time flies like an arrow.Fruit flies like a banana.
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26Outsource context.
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28Call: Susan Huntermobile
29Call: Susan HuntermobileHer phone says:Sales meeting ends 10:45Cancel Proceed
30Call: Susan HuntermobileHer phone says:Sales meeting ends 10:45Cancel Proceed
31Allow
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33Do I contradict myself?Very well, then I contradict myself,I am large, I contain multitudes.Walt Whitman
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36What would an ideal personal assistant do?And how would they know how to do it?
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38What we talk about when we talk about context, Paul Dourish
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The error of context: everything you think you know is wrong and what to do about it - Giles Colborne, CXPartners

  1. 1. The error of contextGiles Colborne1
  2. 2. 2
  3. 3. 3Normal scienceAnomaliesRevolutionary scienceParadigm shift
  4. 4. 4
  5. 5. 5
  6. 6. 6http://www.flickr.com/photos/yourdon/4064143718/
  7. 7. 7TimeLocationEnvironmentSocialDeviceActivityIndividualhttp://thenounproject.com/noun/computer/#icon-No115http://thenounproject.com/noun/iphone/#icon-No414
  8. 8. 8Context is informationContext can be delineatedContext is stableActivities happen within a context
  9. 9. 9
  10. 10. 10Context is information
  11. 11. 11Context is informationContext is a relational property
  12. 12. 12Context can be delineated
  13. 13. 13Context can be delineatedContext changes dynamically
  14. 14. 14Context is stable
  15. 15. 15Context is stableContext is particular
  16. 16. 16Activities happen within a context
  17. 17. 17Activities happen within a contextContext arises from activity
  18. 18. 18Context is informationContext can be delineatedContext is stableActivities happen within a contextContext is a relational propertyContext changes dynamicallyContext is particularContext arises from activity
  19. 19. 19TimeLocationEnvironmentSocialDeviceActivityIndividualhttp://thenounproject.com/noun/computer/#icon-No115http://thenounproject.com/noun/iphone/#icon-No414
  20. 20. 20Context is informationContext can be delineatedContext is stableActivities happen within a contextContext is a relational propertyContext changes dynamicallyContext is particularContext arises from activity
  21. 21. 21
  22. 22. 22
  23. 23. 23Negotiate context.
  24. 24. 24Time flies like an arrow.Fruit flies like a banana.
  25. 25. 25
  26. 26. 26Outsource context.
  27. 27. 27
  28. 28. 28Call: Susan Huntermobile
  29. 29. 29Call: Susan HuntermobileHer phone says:Sales meeting ends 10:45Cancel Proceed
  30. 30. 30Call: Susan HuntermobileHer phone says:Sales meeting ends 10:45Cancel Proceed
  31. 31. 31Allow
  32. 32. 32
  33. 33. 33Do I contradict myself?Very well, then I contradict myself,I am large, I contain multitudes.Walt Whitman
  34. 34. 34
  35. 35. 35
  36. 36. 36What would an ideal personal assistant do?And how would they know how to do it?
  37. 37. 37
  38. 38. 38What we talk about when we talk about context, Paul Dourish

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